In this post I need to encapsulate the intermingling of my revulsion and admiration for the fundamentally sordid phenomenon of a huge Hindu Festival.Read more "The Festival of Light cum Festival of Dark"
This last week a sudden curious departure from the norm in local public (very public) marriage notices didn’t go unnoticed. We all wonder what it means but it probably doesn’t mean anything.Read more "Romance"
New housing development is happening everywhere – the population is leaping in bounds here. One of the charms of the place is the encroachment of nature and the presence of neglected natural spaces within the urban monstrosities.Read more "Pachamamma in our midst"
Here I consider the absence in the local folk culture of a distinction between myth and reality.Read more "The Magnitude of Myth"